NEWS NAEB LETTER
NAKOHALASSOCIATION •- EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTERS
Prank E. Sehooley, Editor, Station WILL, Urbana, Illinois
February 1, 1943
COLLEGE-LEVEL PROGRAM SURVEY UNDER WAT
Editor's note - The following reprint from Broadcasting, Issue of January
35, 1943, tells the story;
With universities and oolleges faolng ourtallment because of the war,
the Assn! for Education by Radio and the National Assn, of Educational
Broadcaster^shortly will survey the Industry to determine the eatent
and effectiveness of "university level" broadcasting.
symphony music and others that n&tuxe*
they are originated by the station which makes the report.
Icllno™ 11 gove^ent! a etc!; tpe' of yxesentatlon^ ^“^^^^ow'and 0 ^^
whom e serles U is’oromoted "m sponsored; concreteevidenceofachlevement of
purpose, and how it is measured, Whether Oroaeiey, registration, man,
phone t student responseo
When the results of the survey fproSaml'to^he
will bs able to ascertain how tors can utiii.e presen^p^gr
oast si^The*survey^wlll £* ££8- Uer the direction of Michael a. Hanne,
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..February 1, 1943
general manager of WHOU, Ithaca, N« Y.. and chairman of the AER survey
"SOUS OF THEIR FATHERS” OK K F K ,U_
A radio series, "Sons of Their Fathers," was inaugurated f®®**^* flaa
station KFKU. This weekly series of programs consists of stories of Kane s
men and hoys in the oresent war; unusual or courageous a *T®:“*]f*° u 2 0 _ ee _
stories, sad or humorous stories, of native Kansans ifc our fitting force •
Each broadcast consists of one story*
A number of interesting stories whioh should be of ^®*®®*
Kansans have been sent to the Kansas Biographer to be told by him on these
Ho material will be used on these broadcasts Which does not oonform with
the regulations of the United States Office or Censorship.
HEAR. MICHISAN STATE. CARRIES STATE PROGRAMS
To function fully in a democracy, government must keep thepeopleawareof
what is happening, especially in ^ose departments wnioh administer jiblic
resources and activities. For years WEAR has been able Jo serve! m*-- -~
aeiiias Whereby the departments of state government have discussed their poi
idee and problems with the people of Mlohigan.
Seven departments, all of which are working in the
heard each week during this month. They have a message for eve y
who is interested in the welfare of his state.
Tuesday at Is00 —
Wednesday at 1:00
Wednesday at 2:30
Thursday at 1:00 -
Friday at 1:00 —
Friday at 2:00 -
Saturday at 5:30 -
- Michigan Department of Agriculture.
-Michigan Department of Health.
_-Michigan Civil Service Department.
Michigan Insurance Department.
* Michigan Highway Department.
Michigan Department of Public Instruction.
- Michigan Conservation Department.
Some day the war will end and until that day every wwld°
nt*8 SSrHSTiS Sri involved and" some POssiW.e f Solution.._
^Sr^^eecL^roI.^K^has been'a ^ber of th4 Michigan
State College faculty for sixteen years, ^during^whioh
olosely associated with debate as.-.., *...rr •- • _
the student dieousslons over WEAR for several years.
Leaders throughout the world h^^ ^^g ^^^eala^rovld^inBpirAtio^to
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an Interview with one of these world leaders is described by ??^ er n
M* Bartlett, who has for years carried on such interviews as a Dr *
Bartlett, author, traveler, and leoturer, has recently come to Lansing* He
has been on the faculty of Springfield College and Boe.on University and
was for three years at Teaching University in China. He is the author of a
number of books f one of which bears the title of his radio program.
THE SYRACUSE RADIO WQHK3H0P AMD THE WAR
Syracuse University's radio programs for the next few months are concerned
with the suhjeot most vital to us all --- America' 8 -^h^nternretatlon
programs are Informative and will provide background for thelnterpretatlon
ofwar newe; some are designed to inspire Skater loyalty and intereet ln_
American inetltutione, and others are concerned directly with citizen war
morale, according to an announcement by William Pearson Tolley, Chancellor.
Experts from the University's faculty will Pissent most of *he programseo
that yo« may obtain authoritative material, men
the staff work Incidental to these features Is &Y 2*5* SfSiI training
preparing for technioal radio work In our war effort and by girls training
to take men* s plaoes in radio station operation*
The Workshop was cooperatively built In 1937 Py Syracuse University and
radio stations WFBL jftad WSYR. It ie one of the few oaaes ln the ^ited
States where broadcasting stations have cooperated with a large university,
not only in building studios but also by partly:Mb?ary^d
orocrams as well* The studios are looatfcd in the University hiorary ana
ooniist S of 8 eightrooms, including tow studios, two reception rooms, offices,
and a control room and transoriution center, ^acn u&y ra f* e .
eity students participate In one or more of the University’s radio aotiviti®.
Thepersonnel for Workshop programs consists o cue director, Eenne Hnnner
Bartlett; Dorothy Ward, In charge of sor lost and £.^duction; Kathryn Hopp ,
secretary; and Lawrence Barnes, engineer. All o.c the 3 taffwork in ^tting
programe on the air is handled by students preparing for professional
radio work. In the last few years almost 100 University students have gone
into commercial broadcasting. Fully a third of these are now in the nation
KOAO APPLIES FOR AUXILIARY TRANSMITTER LICBI_SE_
The Federal Communications Commission reports that KOAC, Oregon ^tate,
applied for a license to use formerly licensed main transmitter as an auxii
iary with power of 1 KW. The application was filed with the FPO on January
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at the Wisconsin Historical Society as part of
"Unlocking the Airwaves: Revitalizing an Early Public and Educational Radio Collection."
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